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Two woodlice, of the species Porcellio scaber, out and about in bright sunlight.
Woodlice have many names in different areas – armadillo bug is just one. In Scotland, they are called slaters. Types that can roll up are often called pillbugs.
A woodlouse has seven pairs of legs.
They are crustaceans, not insects (both groups are included within the arthropods); woodlice are terrestrial members of the group Isopoda (isopods), which also includes aquatic members.
They commonly live in cool, damp (but not wet) dark surroundings; for example, under/among stones or decaying wood.
On a wall beside a footpath in Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland.
Midday, 1st July, 2009.